On this day: November 1

Published On: Nov 01 2012 12:34:18 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 01 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.

OTD November 1 - European Union
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European Union

1993: The Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing the European Union and leading to the creation of the single European currency, the euro.

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